Australian fast bowler Jordan Buckingham Northamptonshire has joined.
The 23-year-old Buckingham impressed for South Australia in the recent Sheffield Shield season, taking a record 25 wickets at 26.56 in his first seven first-class matches. This included being selected for Australia A’s tour of New Zealand in April, where he took 6 for 58 in his first appearance, dismissing New Zealand A’s top six.
“I am really grateful for the opportunity to represent such a proud club in Northamptonshire during my first stint in the UK.” Buckingham said. “I’m absolutely looking forward to getting into it this week and winning four-day cricket with my new teammates for the next few matches.”
Buckingham trained with the Northamptonshire squad this week ahead of their trip to Somerset and is available for the club’s next three LV=Insurance County Championship fixtures.
Northamptonshire head coach John Sadler said: “We are delighted to have Jordan on board. He is an exciting young prospect who is highly rated by Cricket Australia. He has shown his quality for Australia A recently and we feel That he will complement our bowling attack.” Well.”
Northamptonshire signed Australian sewers Chris Tremain And lance morris, who were to split six championship games between them. Tremain has completed his tenure while Morris has suffered a back injury, ruling him out of the Ashes reckoning along with his planned cameo.